The 27-year-old brought his Test form to the ODI series against Australia, scoring back-to-back centuries and leading Pakistan to a 21-game win in the three-game streak.
The No. 1 hitter in just his 84th inning of the 50+ format he reached 16 centuries. Babar overtook legend Mohammad Yousuf in the list of Pakistan’s top scorers of the century at ODI.
Yousuf had scored 15 centuries in 267 innings for Pakistan while left-arm batter Saeed Anwar leads the list with 20 centuries in 244 innings.
Remember, Babar also became the fastest to reach fifteen ODI hundreds after scoring a ton in the second ODI. He got there in 83 innings while Hashim Amla previously held the record of scoring as many centuries in 86 innings.